Information about the 3Ls Students’ Association

The Learning in Later Life Students’ Association (3Ls) was formed in 1988 and now has in excess of 1200 members who have benefitted from classes run by the Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) in the Graham Hills Building at Strathclyde University. Membership of the 3Ls provides a range of benefits, including eligibility to join 3Ls Clubs, attend social events and lunchtime talks, receive copies of Tell’sMore newsletters and benefit from advance mailing and priority booking for the CLL Daytime Programme. The annual membership fee for the 3Ls is currently £10.


The Management Council is the executive arm of the Association, responsible for:

  • managing the 3Ls and its finances

  • oversight of the 3Ls Club network

  • programme of Social Outings

  • Tell’sMore editorial team


The Council of Clubs meets throughout the academic year to discuss matters of interest and concern to clubs. Club representatives attend to share information and suggestions about club programmes, outings and projects.


A programme of Social Outings is organised for members, including buildings of historical, architectural and cultural interest.


Tell’sMore is the newsletter of the 3Ls Association, incorporating interesting articles about various 3Ls activities.